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English definition of “call”

call

verb [I or T] (ASK TO COME)    /kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/
C1 to ask someone to come to you: She called me over to where she was sitting. I keep the bedroom door open in case the children call (for) me in the night. I was called to an emergency meeting this morning. At school she was always being called into the headteacher's office.Inviting and summoning
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